Peach Days ripen for “Celebration of our Heritage” in Hurricane

HURRICANE—Peach Days, “A Celebration of our Heritage,” is once again drawing near and will be held Friday and Saturday for all, with some advance entries, setup and judging on Thursday.  Be sure to bring your appetite to Hurricane, food booths with all your favorite mouth-watering options will be on hand as well .

Peach Days wouldn’t be complete without the rodeo, entertainment, parade, Pioneer Corner, 12K fun run, and the peach cook-off.  The Hurricane Canal Trek, quilt show, and a wide variety of booths displaying commercial and homemade goods will also be included.  The traditional displays, always a staple of the event, will be featured in the Hurricane Elementary building; categories include home arts, fine arts, garden, and baked or bottled goods.

This treasured event is a great opportunity for new and old friends to mingle as we celebrate Hurricane’s heritage.

Thursday

  • All day judging and setup
  • 12-7 p.m. | Food, commercial & homemade booths set up (Thursday only)
  • 4-8:30 p.m. | Garden, flowers, bottled, baked & candy types of goods and entries to be turned in (Pick up Saturday 9 pm)
  • 6  p.m. | Hurricane’s Got Talent | Preliminary round | Fine Arts Building

Friday, Aug. 29

  • Home and fine arts and garden, flowers, baking and bottling displays | Community Center Building
  • Quilt Show by Zion Piecemakers Quilt Guild members only | Fine Arts Building
  • Food, commercial, homemade booths open
  • Candy cannon and pioneer games | Kiddie carnival
  • 10 a.m. | Peach Days opens
  • 10 a.m.-10 p.m. | Quilt camp: 10 am-10pm. (Sponsor- Main Street Quilt Cottage)
  • noon | Continuous entertainment | Two stage locations
  • 4 p.m. | Eating contest | Family of four | Hot dogs | Fine Arts Lawn
  • 6 p.m. | Eating contest | Family of four | Sliders | Fine Arts Lawn
  • 6:30 p.m. | Opening program | North lawn state
  • 7 p.m. | Come See Our Valley | Fine Arts Building
  • 8:30 p.m. | Movie in the park | Bring blankets or chairs | Disney’s Planes | Grass west of Fine Arts Building
  • 10 p.m. | Displays close

Saturday, Aug. 30

  • Home and fine arts and garden, flowers, baking and bottling displays | Community Center Building
  • Quilt Show by Zion Piecemakers Quilt Guild members only | Fine Arts Building
  • Food, commercial, homemade booths open
  • Candy cannon and pioneer games | Kiddie carnival
  • 6:15 a.m. | 12k Fun Run | Registration 5:30 a.m. | Community center parking lot
  • 6:30 a.m. | Historic Hurricane Canal Trail Trek | Strenuous and moderate levels | Heritage Park
  • 8 a.m. | Historic Hurricane Canal Trail Trek | Easy level | Trail head at 200 North 200 East
  • 9 a.m. | Parade | Line up at 8 a.m. along 400 South | Parade route cleared from 7-11 a.m. | Starts at 400 South Main, north to 100 South; west to 300 West; then south to 300 South ending at Red Brick Church parking 300 South 300 West
  • 10 a.m. | HHS All Class Reunion: after parade until noon | Reunion Room Community Center Building
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Home Depot kids kit activity | Lawn by pickleball courts
  • 2-6 p.m. | Hurricane’s Got Talent | Final round | Fine Arts Building
  • 2 p.m. | Eating contest | Family of four | Pizza | Fine Arts Lawn
  • 5 p.m. | Eating contest | Family of four | Cobbler | Fine Arts Lawn
  • 5 p.m. | Peach Cook-off | Enter dishes from 4:30-5 p.m., judging at 5 p.m. | Community Center Building south sidewalk
  • 7 p.m. | Come See Our Valley | Fine Arts Building
  • 7 p.m. | Rodeo | Rodeo grounds north of town by swimming pool
  • 8 p.m. | Concerts | Two stage locations
  • 9 p.m. | Displays close | No displays picked up before 9 p.m.
  • 9:30 p.m. | Fireworks | Discharged near Community Center | Watch from most places in town or Community Center
  • 10 p.m. | Peach Days close

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